"Xtrackers Germany Mittelstand & MidCap UCITS ETF 1D" is an exchange-traded investment fund (ETF). It refers to the Solactive Mittelstand & Mid Cap Deutschland Index. This index reflects the development of German stocks . The ETF replicates its index using full physical replication, so it contains all the securities of its reference index. The ETF's earnings (dividends) are distributed to the investors. The fund company Xtrackers claims a total expense ratio (TER) of 0.40% per year. The yearly average divergence from the index performance (Tracking Difference) since 2015 was -0.08% per year. Therefore, the ETF was less expensive than the TER suggests and even exceeded the index performance.